Exchange Server

Hello,

As i want to scan and De-Fragment the exchange server Database 2010. So please suggest me the step by step procedure to carry out the same. or else provide me link/ Pdf.


Thank you
Regards,
Naik
techgyanAsked:
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michaelalphiCommented:
Hi,
As per your requirement, this technet blog would be a good approach for you.
Please have a look at : http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2011/12/14/database-maintenance-in-exchange-2010.aspx
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Arjun VyavahareTechnical ConsultantCommented:
Hi,

Using ESEUtil to Defrag an Exchange 2010 Mailbox Database:

Step1: Open the Exchange Management Shell and navigate to the folder containing the database file.

cd D:\Data\MB-HO-01

Step2:Dismount the mailbox database using following command:

Dismount-Database MB-HO-01

Step3: Now run ESEUtil to defrag the file and use below command:

D:\Data\MB-HO-01>eseutil /d MB-HO-01.edb /t\\testserver\defrag\temp.edb

After de-fragmentation completes.

Step4: Mount database again using below command:

mount-Database MB-HO-01

I hope this will help you.

Regards,
Arjun
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
I would look at determining free space before planning an outage that may not be necessary.  If there is little white space in the database, running a defrag won't do anything for you.

How to Defrag an Exchange 2010 Mailbox Database
http://exchangeserverpro.com/defrag-exchange-2010-mailbox-database/
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
Offline defrag of an Exchange 2010 database is neither recommended or required. It is not risk free and there are almost no situations where it is required. It isn't something that you must do.

If you have a lot of white space, then create a new database and move the users to it. Risk free and no downtime.

Simon.
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techgyanAuthor Commented:
nice one sir thank-you very much
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